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and they will be answering questions all day long along with the ceo of -- the former ceo, rebekah brooks, of "news of the world." >>> just a short time ago, here's james murdock when he arrived at the parliament building in london. a little different than when his father arrived. his car is better known and his father's car was swarmed by members of the media as he made his way to today's proceedings. as charlie d'agata reports from london, today's testimony comes one day after the mysterious death of a key whistle-blower. >>> reporter: now it's rupert murdock himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> for critics of rupert murdock this is the best thing that could happen. this is the best case they have ever had to argue against murdock and say he has too much power. >> reporter: murdock and his son james will tell british lawmakers how much they knew about allegations their journalists tapped into voicemails and regularly paid off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced
son will tell how much they knew about the scandal. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forcerd the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdock executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government, with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdock empire. >> but at the moment, if he is unable to provide the leadership the country needs... >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and neighbor to the prime minister. the pair met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistle-blowers about hacking dead at his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained but not suspicious. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> 5:06. a bipartisan plan is being fine- tuned in the u.s. senate. now, this is in hopes ge
as investors got positive economic data this week. kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks will have your moneywatch report coming up at 6:45. >>> good morning. i'm anne makovec. >> i'm frank mallicoat. time is 6:30. we had terrific weather for the holiday. >> yeah. it's going to get hot again, probably even hotter than yesterday. some of those temperatures 90s even some triple digits inland. but a sign of a cooldown in the works. much cooler weather is on the way. we'll talk about that in a moment. right now let's check traffic with elizabeth. >>> back-to-work commute beginning today including a little -- the bay bridge isn't too bad. the metering lights are on but it's backed up to the end of the lot. back to you. >> thank you. >>> breaking news we're following out of east oakland, a junkyard fire torched several cars this morning. firefighters are at 45th and international. right now they are investigating a two-alarm fire. police have just reaped streets in the area. there's a lot of smoke in this fire. you can see it off the freeway, as well. the fire reportedly broke out around 5:15
talked to high-tech worker brooks masterson who admitted to being distracted by his phone but not by videos. >> i had to delete a words with friends game because it was taking too much time. it's a popular scrabble game that you can play remotely with friends and you can have seven or eight games going at once. >> reporter: you self-censored? >> yes. i was too distracted. >> reporter: according to the "chronicle," there are a couple of obvious down sides to this. first of all, lost productivity at work. but also, a lot of workers are tapping into their company's wi- fi network and as that happens, there is a risk of slowing down the system. and they could even be downloading viruses while they are watching those viral videos. i'm matt bigler live in san jose for cbs 5. >>> be careful when you download that season of csi, right, matt? >> right. >>> 6:40. speaking of online, online purchases could soon be taxed. why the power to change that may be in your hands. plus, they are a great way to save big but what's the catch? how groupons could soon be tracking everything you
that their journalists paid off police and hanged into phone records. so will rebekah brooks who police are already investigating. controversy has forced the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdoch executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdoch empire. >> at the moment if he is unable to provide the leadership the country needs. >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and neighbor to the prime minister. the pair met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistle-blowers about hacking dead at his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained but not suspicious. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> let's go back to parliament and take live look as the proceedings are going on. we understand that rupert murdoch is ther
on conditions that they keep quiet. after the murdochs, their former british ceo rebekah brooks will face the committee. brooks, as editor of "news of the world" newspaper when the hacking was taking place was a hands-on manager. >> rebekah brooks knows the answers to all of these questions. she knows who knew what about what payments, when. she knows everything. >> reporter: however, brooks may not say very much today because she was arrested over the weekend and though out on bail now, will be acutely aware she's involved in a criminal inquiry. now, the murdochs are still speaking to the committee and what we have heard so far indicates they are going to say that they did not know what was going on at the company, that they, themselves, as executives, were misled. >> elizabeth palmer in london, thanks. >>> joining "uss is lanny davis who is special counsel to president bill clinton in the white house. we have been watching this unfold the last half hour or spoke. now, all of a sudden, you have rupert murdoch coming out and saying this is the most humble day of his life. he is striking t
british ceo rebekah brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation but no one has been charged with any crime yet. tina kraus, cbs news, london. >>> speaking of hacking, the majority of parents admit to doing something like it to their children. according to a recent survey conducted by an internet security firm, 55% of u.s. parents use facebook to spy on their children. a similar survey in the uk found that some parents even make fake profiles to do that. >>> it's a tough job but somebody has to do it. >> i want to get them. >> meet one city's secret weapon in the war against gophers. the trick she uses to get the job done. >> it's certainly no trick. more of a treat. we're returning more to seasonal temperatures here in the bay area. i'll pinpo
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